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MommyMilk Creations Breast Milk Pendant Review & Giveaway (CLOSED 7/10)


I was so intrigued when I heard about MommyMilk Creations’ breastmilk pendants. Buh…what now? You can read the MommyMilk Creations blog post to learn about how these are made, but she essentially plasticizes your breastmilk, preserves it in resin, then turns it into a beautiful keepsake.

I’m a little sad that I only have one picture of each of my children nursing, and I’m not in any of them (the rest of me anyway!) I also don’t have a mother’s necklace, or anything with all my children’s names on them, so I love the idea of putting a bit of my milk into the piece, since there is a lot of love involved in nursing children! Even so, it’s very discreet, and no one but me (um, and now the internet) needs to know that my milk is in the necklace!

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It’s really hard to say what I think about this, it doesn’t seem like words will do it justice. It’s absolutely beautiful and I will treasure it. Allicia was so wonderful to work with, and the whole process was very easy. She only needs a little bit of milk, and I did find it easier to just hand express a bit as she suggested. I packaged it in a milk storage bag, then a Ziploc bag, then mailed it off to her. I received the necklace much more quickly than I expected!

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You choose the size, shape, color (or no color), bead shape and text/names. I loved the small pendants, but I also loved the idea of putting a name on the pendant, and I knew I couldn’t do just one!

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While no two pendants are exactly the same, Allicia has lots of examples to help you decide what you like.


Prices range from $39.99 for a small pendant, to $82.00 for a pendant in sterling silver, and you can even choose a keepsake instead, if you prefer it not to be jewelry. While the pendants don’t come with a necklace, it can be slipped on just about any you have, or she has lots to choose from in her Etsy shop.

There are many more styles available than those I’ve mentioned, and if you are not a nursing mom, she has first curl lock of hair keepsake pendants as well!

Shop MommyMilk Creations on Etsy, follow the MommyMilk Blog and “like” MommyMilk Creations on Facebook.

Giveaway: One reader will receive their choice of pendant valued up to $60. Winner will be responsible for mailing their milk to MommyMilk, which requires a stamp or two. Entries go in the Rafflecopter form.

This giveaway is open to residents of the U.S. and Canada (excluding Quebec) who are 18 years old or older. I will accept entries until Tuesday, July 10th, 2012 at 11:59 P.M. Eastern. I will select a winner using Rafflecopter, and notify him/her by email. Winner has 48 hours to respond before the prize is forfeited and a new winner is chosen. View my giveaway rules page for complete details. will not pay to replace any missing, damaged or lost prizes. This giveaway is not sponsored, endorsed or administered by, nor associated with Facebook. By entering, you release Facebook from any responsibility and understand that the information entered on this form will not be disclosed to Facebook.

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FTC compliance: I received a product sample for review purposes. I was not compensated for this post, and all opinions are my own.

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Maria is an aspiring "fit mom" of 3 children, writing about cloth diapers, going green, and her life as a single mom. Maria works with many companies within the cloth diaper industry and beyond, providing social media management, product development, and other services.
  • MMC
    June 13, 2015 at 3:36 am

    Great idea, but many people are still waiting for their orders. Check out

    • JW
      June 13, 2015 at 11:10 am

      I ordered in Oct 2013, from her Etsy shop. She received my milk in Jan 2014. I have not received my pendant. I know of others waiting longer that have not received. And others who have seen their finished pendants posted on FB, (on April 21), but she has not shipped them out–even 2 months later. 🙁

      • MMC
        June 13, 2015 at 2:44 pm

        I am sorry to hear. Have your friends and colleagues visit to post their experiences and contribute to figuring out where our orders are in the process.

      • June 13, 2015 at 5:19 pm

        I’m sorry to hear that. I hope you all get what you ordered soon!

  • Brittnay Urdahl
    June 26, 2012 at 10:45 pm

    What an
    Interesting idea. I have to say I love it!! Makes me
    All gooshy:)

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  • June 26, 2012 at 3:46 pm

    what an amazingly beautiful idea!! thank you so much for the giveaway and introducing me to a lovely keepsake!

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